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Re: Datetime stored in bigint

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
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Subject: Re: Datetime stored in bigint
Date: 2011-08-09 01:10:19
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> Thanks for your help in converting the bigint to date format using
> function but is there a way to run a SQL query to show all the fields in the
> database.

It's not clear what you are asking but I will give it a try.

> Example as below in database it stores as below
>
> documentid   patientname datetime
> Z549909343  Test, Test    634459985818906250
> Y225220522  Test1,Test  634469467411401690
>
> I need to run a query to show values as below instead of single values
> documentid   patientname date
> Z549909343  Test, Test    2011-07-11 16:29:00
> Y225220522  Test1,Test   2011-07-22      15:52:00

Perhaps create the function I gave before, then run:

SELECT documentid, patientname,
  yearzero_to_timestamp(datetime) AS date
FROM yourtable;

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